The film is an enactment of the following story read by a sick boy's grandfather as the boy sits in bed listening, framed and occasionally interrupted by scenes of the reading.
A beautiful young woman named Buttercup lives on a farm in the fictional country of Florin. Whenever she orders the farmhand Westley to do chores for her, he complies and answers, "As you wish." Eventually she realizes he loves her and admits her love for him. Westley leaves to seek his fortune so they can marry, but his ship is attacked by the Dread Pirate Roberts. Read more on Wikipedia.
|Genre:||Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance|
|Produced By:||Jeffrey Stott, Rob Reiner, Steve Nicolaides, Andrew Scheinman, Norman Lear|
|Directed By:||Rob Reiner|
|Written By:||William Goldman|
|Cast:||Willy DeVille, Carol Kane, Guy Fletcher, Derek Pykett, Danny Blackner, Mark Knopfler, Errol Bennett, Cary Elwes, Wallace Shawn, Christopher Guest, Peter Falk, Peter Cook, Margery Mason, Anne Dyson, Mel Smith, Willoughby Gray, Fred Savage, Betsy Brantley, Mickey Feat, Robin Wright, Malcolm Storry, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, André The Giant, Paul Badger, Billy Crystal|
|In Theaters:||Oct 09, 1987|
|Runtime:||1 hour 38 minutes|
|Production:||Act III Communications, Buttercup Films Ltd., The Princess Bride Ltd.|
|Available On:||Amazon, Itunes, Netflix, Vudu|